Does Neurofeedback Have a Therapeutic Role in Children with ADHD?
Martin T. Stein, MD reviewing Steiner NJ et al. J Dev Behav Pediatr 2014 Jan.
Neurofeedback was associated with greater improvements than cognitive training or a control condition.
Research is limited on nonpharmacologic treatments for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Neurofeedback and cognitive training are two forms of computer-based attention training based on brain plasticity and operant conditioning. Researchers in Boston randomly assigned 104 children in second and fourth grade, who had been diagnosed with ADHD by a pediatrician or psychologist based on DSM-4 criteria, to receive neurofeedback, cognitive training, or a control condition. Weiterlesen →